Too Wicked to Wed by Cara Elliott
By Cara Elliott
Outspoken and self sufficient, woman Alexa Bingham enjoys the heady freedom of constructing all her personal judgements, although the demanding situations of overseeing her family's nation property are daunting. but if an opportunity come across with London's so much infamous rake awakens a mystery eager for experience, she accepts her aunt's invitation for a Season on the town . . . in simple terms to discover that breaking the foundations of the ton has severe consequences.
The Earl of Killingworth makes use of his rakehell recognition to conceal the truth that poverty has compelled him to paintings for a dwelling. because the proprietor of a playing den and brothel, Connor has no time for glittering ballrooms or blameless younger girls. yet after a reckless guess leaves him with a brand new enterprise accomplice, he's pressured to take a dicy gamble . . . Will the playing cards fall of their favor? Alexa and Connor start to play a deadly online game of intrigue and deception as they search to outwit a crafty adversary who desires to placed them completely into chapter 11. but when they don't seem to be cautious, it's the flames in their personal fiery charm which could damage them.
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And yet… And yet, as his hands moved boldly over her bodice and cupped her breasts, she could not resist threading her fingers through his silky gray-threaded hair. Like the rest of him, the sensation was sinfully sensuous. —the Wolfhound finally ceased his shameless embrace and leaned back. “A man could do far worse on the Marriage Mart than to choose you,” he said softly. “For at least he will likely not be bored in bed. ” The crude comment finally roused Alexa from the seductive spell that had held her in thrall.
A quicksilver flicker of moonlight flashed beneath his dark lashes. Then his eyes were once again as hard as blackened steel. ” She felt a flush steal over her face, and was furious with herself for asking such a stupid question. Idiot. Of course he wouldn’t remember kissing an awkward country miss. As for her own recollection of the moment… “Thank God for that,” answered Alexa with a mock shudder. ” She paused for a moment. ” A dark brow shot up. ” “You flatter yourself, sir. ” “Forgettable,” he repeated softly.
Son of a bitch. Why was it that of late, females—especially highborn ones—had been naught but a harbinger of trouble? As the coach lumbered through yet another tollgate on the London road, Alexa could not help wondering what price she would pay for this spur-of-the-moment decision. Until several months ago, she had lived a very ordered life. A quiet country existence, defined by the unchanging rhythm of her daily duties on the ancestral estate. And now? All of a sudden, two wild, impetuous moves, one tripping on the heels of the other.